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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) 
AphiaID: 240758

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias exquisita de Loriol, 1888 (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862 (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster luetkeni (Stimpson, 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster luetkeni var. australis Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Sources  basis of record ITIS database, available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus capitatus (Stimpson, 1862)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
United States
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalifornia [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (35 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (55 nucleotides; 28 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240758
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Date   action   by
2007-06-03 15:46:28Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-10-22 04:46:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857). In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240758 on 2014-09-24
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